Exterior Paint Colors That Sell

exterior paint colors that sell
exterior paint colors that sell

Adding planters, lighting and a cute mailbox will only go so far in amping up a home'scurb appeal. Owners who need to sell quickly should choose their colors wisely, because there are certain exterior paint colors that sell.

Just as some colors are more appealing for home staging inside the home, some colors work better on the exterior than others. And many of the rules are the same: Stay tuned into local demand. What do people favor in your area? You're trying to reach the broadest market. Avoid the "look at me" color house paint. Neutrals are your friend; they appeal to the widest group of people. Beige and grays don't usually offend the way that red and seafoam can.

We asked professional home stagers to tell us some exterior paint colors that sell and why. Here's what they said: